CTS 2123 Network Security and Intrusion Detection

This course reflects an integrated classroom and laboratory experience in the fundamentals of computer network security and intrusion detection. Instruction will examine the principles and mechanisms of network security, firewalls, intrusion detection and auditing, and virtual private networks. Topics include the TCP/IP protocol, traffic analysis, security audits, filters and rules for network monitoring, intrusion infrastructure, firewall planning and design, firewall configuration, controlling systems and data access, packet filtering, and designing and configuring virtual private networks, issues of common operating systems and future directions in intrusion detection. Lab fee required.


3 cr.


CNT 1401 and CNT 1000.